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EAMBES General Council in Brussels

by Andrel Linnenbank — Mar 28, 2014 01:51 PM

March 11th was the GC meeting. The main goal for the coming year is to improve our communication. Both by more regular e-mails and news letters and here on this website.

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Horizon 2020 – the EU's new research and innovation programme

by Martina Contin — Dec 19, 2013 04:38 PM

On 11 December 2013, the European Commission has for the first time presented calls for projects under Horizon 2020. Worth more than €15 billion over the first two years, the funding is intended to help boost Europe's knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in people's lives.

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European Commission’s Health Policy Forum meeting – Conference on eHealth

by Martina Contin — Nov 18, 2013 04:47 PM

With the aim of ensuring the transparency and comprehensiveness of the European Union’s health strategy, the European Commission organises an annual EU Health Policy Forum.

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World Health Organisation Europe: innovative health systems in the framework of the Health 2020 plan

by Martina Contin — Nov 18, 2013 04:45 PM

On 17 and 18 October 2013, health ministers and high-level officials from the World Health Organisation European Region (WHO Europe), met in Tallinn, Estonia, to follow up the developments for the Tallin Charter and to foresee new actions in light of the Health 2020 plan.

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Results of the consultation on Open Research Data

by Martina Contin — Nov 18, 2013 04:43 PM

On 17 October 2013, the Commission published the results of the consultation on “Open Research Data”.

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Neelie Kroes speech on innovative technology for the elderly

by Martina Contin — Nov 18, 2013 04:42 PM

Ms. Neelie Kroes, the European Commissioner for Digital Agenda, gave on 24 September a speech focusing on the benefits that new technologies can bring for the care of the elderly.

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CBH Directive enters into force

by Martina Contin — Nov 18, 2013 04:39 PM

On 25 October 2013, the Cross Border Healthcare Directive (CBHD) entered into force in the 28 Member States, which introduces a general framework that clarifies patients’ rights with regard to accessing healthcare within the EU.

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Medical Devices Regulation voted in the plenary of the European Parliament

by Martina Contin — Nov 18, 2013 04:38 PM

On 22 October 2013, the European Parliament, in its plenary session, approved the proposed Medical Devices Regulation, supporting stricter legislation for the approval and marketing of medical devices.

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European Parliament debate and vote on the In Vitro Diagnostic medical devices Regulation

by Martina Contin — Nov 18, 2013 04:37 PM

On 22 October 2013, the European Parliament voted in plenary on the proposed In Vitro Diagnostic medical devices Regulation which aims at harmonising the rules by which IVDs are placed on the market in the EU.

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'Biomedical Facebook': New web portal for drug discovery

by Martina Contin — Oct 02, 2013 04:06 PM

The GRANATUM web portal, dubbed the 'Facebook for researchers', has been launched on 16 September 2013.

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Informative Webinar on the new Participant Portal for H2020

by Martina Contin — Oct 02, 2013 04:05 PM

On 9 September 2013 a webinar on the new Participant Portal for Horizon 2020 took place. All the grant-related online exchanges of EC research and innovation funding are managed on the Participant Portal.

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Joint debate on Horizon 2020 (ITRE Committee)

by Martina Contin — Oct 02, 2013 04:03 PM

On 18 September 2013, the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) held a Joint Debate on Horizon 2020.

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Report on Medical Devices Regulation passes

by Martina Contin — Oct 02, 2013 04:00 PM

On 25 September 2013, the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI), voted in favor of the Draft Report on a new Medical Devices Regulation.

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OECD publishes Health Data 2013

by Martina Contin — Aug 02, 2013 02:53 PM

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released a report entitled “OECD Health Data 2013”, providing a comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health systems across the 34 OECD countries.

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Lithuanian Presidency announces policy priorities

by Martina Contin — Aug 02, 2013 02:50 PM

The Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union has ended and Lithuania has officially begun its Presidency as of 01 July 2013, running until 31 December 2013.

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EMA released a draft policy on the publication and access to clinical-trial data for consultation

by Martina Contin — Jul 08, 2013 05:06 PM

The European Medicines Agency (EMA), has released for public consultation, a draft policy on the publication and access to clinical trial data.

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€70 Billion package agreed for Horizon 2020

by Martina Contin — Jul 08, 2013 05:04 PM

After a long negotiations between the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament, a circa €70 billion package has been agreed for Horizon 2020, the latest framework programme for research and innovation.

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EU at crossroads on new medical devices legislation

by Martina Contin — Jul 08, 2013 05:00 PM

On 1 July, an article entitled “EU at crossroads on new medical devices legislation” was published on the EURACTIV website.

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The VPH Institute takes a stand on the Data Protection Regulation Amendments

The VPH Institute takes a stand on the Data Protection Regulation Amendments

by Martina Contin — Jun 19, 2013 05:04 PM

The VPH researchers working towards personalised and in silico medicine in the EU, fully support those amendments to the LIBE Committee Report on the Data Protection Regulation, which adequately take into account the needs of public health researchers.

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EAMBES publishes a position paper on Horizon 2020

by Martina Contin — Jul 03, 2013 01:54 PM

This position paper aims to promote Biomedical Engineering, its approaches and above all, highlights its potential for Europe on Horizon 2020.

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